20-Minute Interviews in Ghana

Second in a series by Isabel Hovey (LBJ MGPS Student) covering her internship at Exponential Education. This summer, I went to Ghana to complete an internship an education non-profit. While I was there I conducted an external evaluation of participant experiences for Exponential Education’s programs.  The majority of my time in the field was dedicated to data collection, sometimes through interviews. I expected the task to be straightforward – determine who I wanted to interview, schedule the meeting, and conduct the interview –  but I quickly learned otherwise. I have since discovered that conducting an interview is an exercise...

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